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approach. what i would say about sfo is the approach is a fairly complicated approach. the crew would have been fatigued. they would have been coming to a relatively long day and the pilot is given visual flight rules. there is visibility in excess of five miles. but most pilots make these approaches with semi or fully automated systems. so the crew will have been fairly tired. the approach because the threshold is protruding out into the sea. the captain won't have good visual references in the right-hand seat. we know the weather wasn't particularly good and there was a glassy surface on the sea. i think it information is telling us the approach was quite complicated. gregg: thank you very much, michael. heather: moment after the plane crash landed the pilot radioed to the tower for help. it's difficult to unwhat he's saying but his voice is strangely calm given the chaos on board. >> emergency vehicles are responding. gregg: the ntsb saying 7 seconds out the crew asked to increase its air speed. it says the plane came in well below the approach speed of 137 knots that crew members talke
on the screen is reruns of cujo. >> my brother is pilot and flies in to san francisco. sfo. once a week. it is not a difficult landing to make. however, this guy was not equipped to be flying that plane. why didn't anyone else around him that had more experience say something? >> we have to go. sports casters getting raked over the coals for commenting on the looks of wimbledon winner bartoli. were the comments is exissexist? humans. even when we cross our t's and dot our i's, we still run into problems. namely, other humans. which is why at liberty mutual insurance, to policies come with new car replacement and accident forgiveness if you qualify. see what ee comes standard at libertymutual.com. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? when you experience something great,ou want to share it. with everyone. that's why more customers recommend verizon, america's largest 4g lte network. yes. with nature made vitamelts. can vitamins melt into mouth-watering flavor? melt-in-your-mouth vitamin supplements. in flavors like creamy vanilla... ...and juicy orange irresistibl
is live at sfo. claudia, investigators tell this news conference in the last hour. bring us up to date on what was said. >> well, shepard, by all accounts there were no problems with the aircraft until just seconds before it landed here at san francisco international airport. investigators with the national transportation and safety board ', the lead federal agency, on this plane crash investigation, say there is still much work to do. they say their final report could take a year or more to complete, and they are cautioning against rushing to any conclusions here about pilot error. for instance, investigators say they're also taking a close look at the engines. >> our power plants team is conducting an on-scene examination of the two engines. they indicate, preliminary evaluations indicate that both engines were producing power at the time of the impact. and this is consistent with information that we also see on the flight data recorder. reporter: we also know from the flight data recorder the plane was flying too low and too slow in the seconds before it crashed. we know from the co
not only was it the flying pilot's first time landing that plane at sfo. the pilot in charge was also new to his role. >> he reported this was his first trip as an instructor pilot. this was the first time he and the flying pilot that he was instructing had flown together. >> the pilot set the automated controls to the target speed but didn't notice until seconds before impact the plane was going too slow. aaron hernandez admitted he did it. that's what one of his alleged accomplices told police according to court documents. another man linked to the case earnest wallace told hernandez confessed he shot and killed owe d -- oden lloyd. the documents state hernandez was argumentative. it also shows him with a gun around the time with the murder. carlos ortiz is being held without bail this morning. he had a court hearing on felony weapons charges and pleaded not guilty. he has a bail hearing next month. in a few hours the irs will be in the cross hairs of congress and it could be in big budget cuts for the scandal plagued agency. >> no more of the controversial bonuses they were receiving.
over on the runway? claudia cowan is live at sfo this afternoon. i guess the investigators are saying they are still looking into that. right, claudia? >> that's exactly what they are saying, shepard. it's hard to imagine somebody surviving this plane crash only to be struck and killed by a responding emergency vehicle. but authorities are looking into that tonight because they say one of the victims' injuries were consistent not with being burned in a plane crash but with being run over by a vehicle. we have obtained pictures of these two 16-year-old girls from china. they are being remembered tonight as top students and close friends. officials say one of the girls was ejected from the plane. the other was found outside the wreckage near the emergency slide. federal investigators say airport surveillance video did not show definitively what happened to her. and the coroner has not yet determined a cause of death. both these teenagers' parents are on their way here from china and they will receive the autopsy results before they are made public. shepard? >> shepard: claudia, first re
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